2nd Flush Darjeeling | Margarets Hope Silver Moon

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200 °F / 93 °C 4 min, 0 sec

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From Canton Tea Co

We are delighted to include this as one of our first examples of top grade Indian tea. It is a magnificent high grown Darjeeling from Margaret’s Hope, a tea garden that’s known and loved the world over. The long twisty leaves are a delightful mix of chocolate and copper browns with an abundance of silvery tips. It produces a bright gold liquor with a malty aroma, a well rounded flavour and a sweet, fruity aftertaste. This fresh, brisk tea denotes a well-produced, high grade Darjeeling. We only have a few kilos and then there is no more available – anywhere.

About Canton Tea Co View company

Canton Tea Co is a London-based tea company trading in high grade, whole leaf Chinese tea. We have exclusive access to some of the best jasmine, white, green, oolong, black and authentic puerh teas available. In our first year, we scooped Six Golds at the 2009 Guild of Fine Food Great Taste Awards. Our Jasmine Pearls won the top three star gold award, endorsing it as the best available in the UK.

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4550 tasting notes

This is an AWESOME Darjeeling.

The flavor is so clean and crisp. I agree with TeaEqualsBliss on this one, there is a malty note to this, which I find to be rather unique for a Darjeeling. Malty overtone with a crisp, sparkling medium body. Not much astringency for a Darjeeling. A nice fruity undertone.

Delicious!

PS: Thanks to TeaEqualsBliss for sending me some of this tea! I’m loving it!

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200 °F / 93 °C 3 min, 0 sec
LiberTEAS

The second infusion is very flavorful – the malty flavor is not present as it was in the first, but I am getting a stronger sweetness and fruit flavor – I can taste hints of apple, grape and currant. Lovely!!!

Geoffrey Norman

I concur! I even gave it to my mother for Christmas…who – by sheer coincidence – is named “Margaret”.

LiberTEAS

@Geoffrey – what a lovely gift!

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6770 tasting notes

I’m totally diggin’ this one from Canton right now!

I like the 2nd Flush better than the 1st because it smells more malty and the taste is less leafy-astringent (I know there is a better way of explaining the taste but I can’t think of it at the moment)…anyhow…I like this – it’s good!

Both hot and cold!

YUM!

Michelle Butler Hallett

Sounds delicious. Sounds totally like my kinda Darjeeling. Thanks so much for posting this.

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596 tasting notes

Very special Darjeeling. Rather light, so drink it on its own. Nutty with a bit of light fruit in the finish + a bit of malt.

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THIS IS ONE OF THE BEST BUY OF DARJEELING TEA.. Margarets Hope T. E. is a heritage garden of GOODRICKE GROUP LTD and are proud producers of some of the worlds finest teas..

Under the guidance of one of the ELITE PLANTERS Mr. J. C. PANDE, the teas of these gardens have brought about a new revolution.

If you guys are really interested to know more about DARJEELING TEA or BUY DARJEELING TEA do mail us at [email protected]

Preparation
195 °F / 90 °C 5 min, 0 sec
TeaEqualsBliss

I’m following you! Looking forward to more of your teas on here :)

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